python a bust?
Brandon J. Van Every
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Fri Nov 14 09:14:20 CET 2003
"Asun Friere" <afriere at yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
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> python473 at yahoo.com (John Howard) wrote in message
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> > I've sent several messages over the last year asking about python -
> > Who teaches python? Is python losing steam? etc. I have noticed, eg,
> > the declinng number of books at my local borders. The last time I
> > visited a borders (last week), there was 1 (sic) book about python on
> > the shelve compared to dozens on perl & java!
> If you were developing in Java or Perl maybe you would need dozens of
> books. But Python is so elegant and intuitive a single one will do.
It is still not a good sign. If Python is so easy, and it were also
popular, then presumably people would write problem specific books "in
Python." Do your website in Python, your database in Python, your game in
Python, your AI in Python, your laundry in Python...
Brandon Van Every Seattle, WA
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